Tuesday, July 17, 2007

More on the new labour law from the Hankyoreh

From today's Hankyoreh
Labor unions expose unfair hiring practices: Companies under investigation say inspection results were exaggerated

A couple of weeks into the introduction of a controversial law designed to improve working conditions for non-regular employees, labor activists argue that many local companies are rushing to remove previously contracted workers from their payrolls. Businesses maintain that the new law may add more financial burden on them. --> Link.

Meanwhile, the Hankyoreh also has the latest on the E-Land struggle here.

Also, it seems that the KTX workers, who are still on hunger strike, have created a blog, in English, of their own, which the two images you see here are from. Here's the link. At the moment, they have an emergency petition there that you can sign.

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